Blackboard (Faculty) - Retention Center: Customizing the Retention Center

This document provides an overview of how to customize the Retention Center.

Create a Rule for the Retention Center

  1. To create a new rule for the Retention Center, click the Customize button at the top of the page.
  2. Click the Create Rule button at the top of the page.
  3. Select the type of rule you would like to create. For this example we are going to create a "Grade Rule".



  4. Give the rule a name.
  5. Under Rule Criteria, in the Select Grade section, select "Monitor Specific Item" radio button. This option allows us to monitor a specific column or grade in the Grade Center. A rule already exists for the Final Grade Column.
  6. In the Select Column drop-down box, select the specific Grade Center column to be monitored.
  7. In the Define Criteria section, in the Set Grade Value, specify the criteria.
    1. If you want to be notified of a grade above a certain value, click Above in the drop-down box. Add the point value and select Points or Percentage in the drop-down box.
    2. If you want to be notified of a grade below a certain value, click Below in the drop-down box. Add the point value and select Points or Percentage in the drop-down box.
  8. Click the Submit at the top or the bottom of the page.



Edit a Rule

  1. To edit a rule for the Retention Center, click the Customize button at the top of the page.
  2. Hover your mouse over the name of the rule and click the drop-down menu. Click Edit.

    Edit rule

  3. Make changes as necessary.
  4. Click the Submit at the top or the bottom of the page.

Delete a Rule

  1. To delete a rule for the Retention Center, click the Customize button at the top of the page.
  2. Check the box to the left of the rule.
  3. Click the Delete button at the top or bottom of the page.
  4. A pop-up box will ask if you want to remove the selected rule? Click OK to delete the rule. Click Cancel to return to the Customization page.
    NOTE: deleting a rule is final and is not retrievable. You can recreate the rule, but not retrieve the old rule.

Delete rule

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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, retention center, grades, grade, absent,   Doc ID:62060
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-18 15:07 CSTUpdated:2016-03-21 10:35 CST
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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